Changing the font color of xfce-weather-applet

abhinav abhixecutor at
Fri Jan 4 16:51:20 CET 2013

On 01/04/2013 01:39 AM, Harald Judt wrote:
> Am 04.01.2013 08:28, schrieb abhinav:
>> Hi,
>> I was tweaking Ambiance theme for xfce. I wanted to know if there is a
>> way to change the font color of just the weather applet.
>> I tried chaning the color of text in gtkrc but that seems to make the
>> text white in every other place as well.
>> Thanks,
>> Abhinav
> There is no way to handle it specially via gtkrc, and to be honest I 
> wouldn't expect users to do it that way. What's more, the scrollbox 
> appears to be some custom widget, and for some reason I couldn't even 
> make it behave the same way as other widgets, so there could be 
> problems with some themes. It may be possible, but I gave up after 
> several frustrating tries.
> As a workaround, the next version of the weather plugin will allow you 
> to apply font and text color settings _manually_ via the configuration 
> dialog. This will be especially useful when one wants to use multiple 
> lines in the scrollbox. These changes are already in git, though I 
> have a bunch of other necessary fixes that I need to commit to the 
> repository. I hope to get around to doing that soon and make a 
> release, but at the moment I'm a bit busy with several other things.
> Harald
Thank You Harald .

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